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    The Bush Presidency and Federal Institutions

    Scholars presented papers at a conference on assessing the George W. Bush administration and presidency. They spoke about their research and ways in which the Bush administration had…

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    The Reagan White House

    The personnel in the White House and how they managed Reagan administration business.

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    The 43rd President and the 107th Congress

    Participants talked about how the new Bush administration would work with the new Congress. Among the issues they addressed were reorganizing diplomacy and national security, Social…

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    Presidential-Congressional Relations in a New Century

    Pfiffner’s and Polsby’s topic was “President and Congress at the Turn of the Century: Structural Sources of Conflict.” Wayne’s topic was “Congress and…

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    Staffing a New Administration

    Participants talked about the process of selecting candidates for presidential appointments and the process of developing a staff for the executive branch. Among the topics they…

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    Running the White House

    Participants discussed the administrative role of the White House staff and how to effectively run the White House and implement a president’s agenda. After formal presentations…

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    Campaigns and the Presidency

    Mr. Jones discussed his book Passage to the Presidency: From Campaigning to Governing. The book deals with the crucial ten-week period in which the winning candidate must form their…

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    Washington Journal: Monday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Washington Journal: Tuesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Washington Journal: Monday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Washington Journal: Thursday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Washington Journal: Wednesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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